Good image. Very bright.
However, it makes so much noise that it takes away a lot of fun in watching films. In eco mode it's bearable, but you'll have to try and ignore the rattling of the automatic iris. In normal mode (which you cannot disable for 3D) the ventilator blows like crazy. Also, if you're really out of luck, you'll get some electronic buzzing sound during certain scenes.
Instead of adding useless features like two different images at once or loudspeakers, Epson could have made a better projector by concentrating on the noise issues. Don't believe the 24 dB spec.
Or maybe I should have waited 6 months before being this projector. I suppose build quality will go up in the coming months.
I have just picked one of these up and installed it as ceiling mounted. It had quite a bright picture initially so I tried setting the colour mode to "auto" but found i couldn't, the option was greyed out. Having pulled most of my hair out I finally found that you cannot set the colour mode to "auto" when it is mounted on a ceiling!. If it is sitting on a table no problem, but no can do on the ceiling. Go figure that one out. Quite disappointing and funnily enough this has not been picked up in any reviews that I have read, pronbably because it doesn't mention it at all in the manual. Don't get me wrong this is an amazing projector however it is bright in a dark room and the ability for it to adjust to a dark room automatically is not an option when it is ceiling mounted. I set it to “normal” which is about the best I can find. Epson need to make this clear in the manual as it will catch people out no doubt.
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Good but not great – and that’s not quite enough at this hugely competitive price for AV receivers
The Caterthun has strengths but we expect a more rounded product at this price
The Panasonic TX-P42GT60B TV shows that reports of plasma’s demise have been greatly exaggerated
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